Quote of the day
"The reason Labour is so keen to keep trees in public ownership is that it thinks money grows on them!"
(David Herdson, post on Political Betting).
Chris Whiteside is a Conservative activist who lives in Whitehaven in the Copeland constituency and borough with his wife and family. Chris was recently elected chairman of the Conservative party's Cumbria area. He was previously Conservative parliamentary candidate for the Copeland constituency in 2005 and 2010.